teapoy

noun

tea·​poy ˈtē-ˌpȯi How to pronounce teapoy (audio)
1
: a 3-legged ornamental stand
2
[influenced by tea] : a stand or table containing a tea chest or caddy and used for supporting a tea set
also : tea caddy

Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Urdu tipāī

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of teapoy was in 1828

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Cite this Entry

“Teapoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teapoy. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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